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  • How Soccer Changed The World Essay

    CHANGING THE WORLD ONE GOAL AT A TIME There have many people that change the world like Martin Luther King Jr. He ended slavery or Thomas Edison who invented the light bulb. In soccer it is different because to change the world of soccer it is different. You have to work together and that is what Brazil did during it glorious days with Pele. Brazil has revolutionized the world of soccer with o jogo bonito which means the beautiful game in english. The beautiful game consists of many things…

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  • A True Hero In Don Quixote By Cervantes

    A hero is an evolution of character brought on by experiences and demands encountered by a person. In Cervantes story, “Don Quixote”, the main character imagines himself as an instant hero regardless of the fact that a true hero is a product of their environment, not their mind. In Don Quixote’s fantasies, he wants to become a legend in his own time. Quixote’s private world of fantasies, which he has created from his library, is interlaced with the world of reality that he encounters. At many…

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  • The Career Of Cristiano Ronaldo

    second among the world’s soccer players with the highest salaries. He makes $40 million annually. Samuel Eto’o ranks first. Christiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro scored 40 goals in 20 seasons, making him the first person to achieve this mean feat in La Liga history. He renewed his contract with Real Madrid in 2013. It will last 6 years…

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  • Luis Suarez: The Significance Of Maverick Genius In The Liverpool Soccer

    The mention of the phrase “Maverick Genius” evokes a similar response from the Liverpool faithful, Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan arrived at Anfield having scored goals by the bucketful in Netherlands and enthralled the Kop during his short, yet exhilarating __ and a half years at the club. While the Striker continues with his goal scoring prowess at the Camp Nou and will definitely join the legion of legends who have plied their trade for the club, there is no denying he is amongst the top strikers…

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  • Symbolism Of The Pearl In John Steinbeck's The Pearl

    When Coyotito, Kino’s son, is stung by a scorpion, Kino and his wife , Juana search for a pearl in order to have money to pay to the doctor to heal Coyotito. Turns out, they finds a very large pearl, The Pearl of the World that will lead him to selfish ambition. As the Pearl is found, word about it spread immediately and people began having ambitions about the Pearl. At first, Kino simply wished for his family to have clothes. Gradually, he began to wish for more and more. Kino’s pride begins to…

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  • Character Analysis Of The Pearl In John Steinbeck's The Pearl

    Right now in the novel so many things have happened. News about Kino’s great pearl spreads throughout the neighborhood which leads to everyone talking to Kino just so they can have the pearl. The doctor comes back again, just because he realizes that Kino is now rich, only to give Coyotito something, that actually makes him worse! Only to come back right when he gets worse, and give him something that makes Coyotito better. I think the doctor only did this so he could get in Kino’s good graces,…

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  • La Llorana Urban Legend

    La Llorana is a very well-known and widespread urban legend in Mexico and has become just as prevalent in America with the Mexican-American cultural influence of the media, such as horror movies, TV series, and novels. This legend has been passed down from generation to generation as part of the tradition embedded in the Mexican culture and as a result, there are many different interpretations of La Llorana, such as what she looks like as well as what her story is. The fact is this myth is only…

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  • The Pearl Archetypes

    Steinbeck's use of archetypes and symbols in The Pearl In Steinbeck’s The Pearl, archetypes and symbols are used to develop the theme of striving for the American dream. Corruption of wealth, greed, and fate all lead to the development of this theme. Steinbeck also uses correct historical representations of that time which greater represent the theme of the American dream. The American dream can be described as innovative and industrialized to create happiness. During the 19th century…

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  • Helena Maria Viramontes The Cariboo Cafe

    let go. Because we are going home. My son and I” (Viramontes 180). Much like La Llorona, who died searching for her children, this woman met the same fate. Viramontes’s use of intertextuality in this short story was imperative so that the reader could understand the grief of this one woman, was the grief of many and forever preserved in legend. It only emphasized the unjust fragmentation of this woman’s family. The tale of La Llorona was an emotional and heart-wrenching backdrop to the real…

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  • The Pearl Essay

    The Pearl Essay John Steinbeck’s The Pearl , is a classic novella that takes place in a small town. At the beginning of the story, a young pearl diver named Kino found the Pearl of The World. When Kino first found the pearl , his son Coyotito was bitten by a poisonous scorpion. Throughout the story , Kino and his wife Juana fight to protect the pearl from the song of evil. Later on, the couple realizes that putting the pearl before their family caused evil to come upon them. The moral…

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